Eirene of Trebizond
Author(s) : Vougiouklaki Penelope (17/10/2003)Translation : Nakas Ioannis
For citation: Vougiouklaki Penelope, "Eirene of Trebizond",Encyclopaedia of the Hellenic World, Asia MinorURL: <http://www.ehw.gr/l.aspx?id=7888>
A descendant of an aristocratic family of Trebizond and the wife of emperor Basil Grand Komnenos. In September 1351 she led a campaign against Constantine Doranites, who was a military commander at Limnia. Eirene of Trebizond is considered to be the founder of the church of the monastery of Theotokos Theoskepastos. She died after 1381.
Empress of Trebizond 1340-1341
Date and Place of Death
after 1381, Trebizond (?)
Date and Place of Birth
first half of the 14th century, Trebizond
Eirene Grand Komnene, Eudokia (?)
1. Eirene of Trebizond and Basil Grand Komnenos
2. Information concerning Eirene of Trebizond under Alexios III Grand Komnenos
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